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Shenzhenwan Science and Technology Ecological Garden, Nanshan, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

Shenzhen, Guangdong 518057


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Attention all developers, designers and all other tech creators in Shenzhen. The TechCrunch China Hackathon is returning to Shenzhen on Nov 17-18 at the Bay Eco-Technology Park 深圳湾科技生态园 and we want you the talented to put your ingenuity to the test and build something awesome in just 24 hours!

Plus every hacker who successfully submit their project receives a two-day TechCrunch Shenzhen 2018 pass (valued 1299 RMB), a certificate of honor and a souvenir t-shirt.

Address: 3/F Building 7B Shenzhen Bay Eco-Technology Park

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We have prepared 15 special prizes, for the winning team, as well as most innovative team, the most valuable team, and the team that completes their product most. You can build whatever you come up with within 24 hours.

2 - Sponsored by Ontology

Ontology is a high-performance public blockchains and a distributed trust collaboration platform. Ontology multi chain framework provides customized public blockchain systems for various of industries/scenarios/companies in their own chains. These independent chains are also able to collaborate with each other among chain network with Ontology modules &protocol groups (cross-chain/identity/date exchange/reputation/sign).

Anyone takes Ontology Challenges as follows

  1. Try to build an application for real-world scenarios using modules provided byOntology – digital identity and/or data exchange (DDXF).
  2. Try to enhance Ontology modules (OWallet, DID, OEPs, ) by adding new features/functions/GUIs or create new ones for whatever cases that you assume to be valuable.
  3. Try to enhance Ontology blockchain explorer with rich functions designed for dAppsoverview and detailed view, also with highly customizable interface which is adaptable for real world business (both public and private chains).

Will have a chance to win the special Ontology prizes

  • First Prize: 10,000 USD in ONT
  • Second Prize: 5,000 USD in ONT
  • Third Prize: 3,000 USD in ONT
  • The Best Creative Prize: 1,000 USD in ONT
  • The Best User Experience Prize: 1,000 USD in ONT

For technical manuals please check

3. Arcblock

Build decentralized applications by using ArcBlock OCAP platform.

Being a next-generation blockchain technology, ArcBlock invented Open Chain Access Protocol, which allows users to use the similar interface to access data from different chains, so that they can “learn once, build everywhere”. Right now ArcBlock OCAP platform has in-depth support for Bitcoin and Ethereum, with a wide variety SDK in different platforms (javascript, android, iOS, nodejs, python, etc), to enable developers to access data from the Blockchain easily.

The API provided by OCAP can be accessed through The detailed API doc and various SDKs could be accessed from:

4. TomatoWallet

Building payment tools based on the application platform framework of the TomatoWallet,

On the architecture of the cloud wallet, the TomatoWallet for the first time realize the bitcoin red envelope function without the need for block confirmation with zero second. The TomatoWallet 3.0 App introduces the concept of a dual-core wallet, with a centralized cloud wallet and a decentralized HD wallet, which can solve the small transfer fee problem and realized the speed transfer function.

For technical manuals please check (The site is in Mandarin)

5. & CryptoKitties & Animoca

Develop an Ethereum based decentralized application (dapp) utilizing the CryptoKitties API

CryptoKitties is one of the world’s first blockchain games. ‘Blockchain’ is the technology that makes things like Bitcoin possible. While CryptoKitties isn’t a digital currency, it does offer the same security: each CryptoKitty is one-of-a-kind and 100% owned by you. It cannot be replicated, taken away, or destroyed.

You can get the API at


Saturday 17 Nov

9:00 am - Registration Opens
10:00 am - Official launch + Sponsors pitches
11:00 am - Matchmaking session
11:30 am - Coding starts/Lunch
6:00 pm - Dinner
8:00 pm - Late Night Snack

Sunday 18 Nov

8:00 am - Breakfast
11:30 am - End of code/Lunch
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Final demos
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Jury deliberation / Winners announcement

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